Outcomes of Farm Compared to Nonfarm Pediatric Injuries: A Propensity-Matched Analysis
Compares the outcomes of pediatric injuries received in farm and non-farm locations. Looks at a number of factors, including length of hospital stay, admission to intensive care unit, and mortality. Breaks down data by sex, race, and pediatric trauma-level designation, among other measures.
Author(s): Michael C. Larkins, Ashish Khanchandani, Dmitry Tumin, et al. Citation: Journal of Rural Health Date: 09/2022 Type: Document view details
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2019 Emergency Department Summary Tables
Provides data on ambulatory care emergency department (ED) hospital visits. Table 1 provides metropolitan/nonmetropolitan ED visit data based on hospital location. Table 2 includes metro/nonmetro ED visit data by location of patient residence. Table 14 has metro/nonmetro injury visit data based on hospital location.
Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Firearm Safety in Rural America
Policy brief describing the prevalence of firearm-related injuries and death in rural areas. Offers policy recommendations to mitigate the risk of rural firearm injury and death.
Author(s): Eneka Lamb, Ada Pariser, Andy Fosmire Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities: Federal Programs Provide Support for Preventing Falls, but Program Reach is Limited
Provides an overview of nine federal programs designed to provide evidence-based falls prevention, home assessments, or home modifications for older adults and adults with disabilities. Explores what federal agencies know about how these programs affect participants' health and to what extent agencies coordinate their efforts and provide consumer information. Includes data on the estimated percentage of falls among adults with disabilities by demographic characteristics and identifies programs serving rural communities.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
Increased Rates of Death from Unintentional Injury among Non-Hispanic White, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Non-Metropolitan Communities
Examines the rate of fatal and nonfatal injuries in non-metropolitan and metropolitan areas, and the association with race/ethnicity. Uses information from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey public use datafile for 2018. Features statistics including estimated rate of nonfatal unintentional injuries among people seeking treatment at hospitals, deaths from unintentional injuries, and age-adjusted death rates for all causes of unintentional injury from 2014-2018, with breakdowns by metropolitan and non-metropolitan location.
Author(s): Lindsey R. Hammerslag, Jeffery Talbert, Tyrone F. Borders Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center view details
Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Passenger Vehicles
National data on traffic crashes involving passenger vehicles. Features statistics from 2011-2020 with breakdowns by vehicle type, time of day, fatalities, and state, among other measures. Includes breakdowns by rural and urban locations.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration view details
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Reversing 20 Years of Rural Mortality Improvement
Slides that present disparities in COVID-19 mortality according to race/ethnicity and rural versus urban populations. Tracks changing mortality data from 1999 to 2020 for chronic diseases and behavioral health issues, such as cancer, diabetes, suicide, substance abuse, and unintentional accidents.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Elizabeth Crouch, Christina Andrews Date: 05/2022 Type: Presentation Slides Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
2022 Fact Sheet: Childhood Agricultural Injuries
Fact sheet compares the rates of fatal childhood agricultural injuries with those of other industries. Discusses nonfatal childhood agricultural injuries, as well.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety view details